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Dead OS walking: Windows XP still powers 181 million PCs two years after support ends

Even though Microsoft retired Windows XP two years ago, an estimated 181 million PCs around the world ran the crippled operating system last month, according to data from a web metrics vendor. Windows XP exited public support on April 8, 2014, amid some p.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsApr 12th, 2016

Zombie OS: Windows XP still powers 181M PCs two years after support ends

Even though Microsoft retired Windows XP two years ago, an estimated 181 million PCs around the world ran the crippled operating system last month, according to data from a web metrics vendor.Windows XP exited public support on April 8, 2014, amid some pa.....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated NewsApr 11th, 2016

It"s official: Older versions of Internet Explorer are now at risk

Microsoft this week made good on a 2014 promise and withheld security updates from users of older versions of the company's Internet Explorer (IE) browser. All Windows users still running IE7 or IE8, and those running IE9 on any other edition of Windows b.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2016

It"s official: Older versions of IE are now at risk

Microsoft this week made good on a 2014 promise and withheld security updates from users of older versions of the company's Internet Explorer (IE) browser.All Windows users still running IE7 or IE8, and those running IE9 on any other edition of Windows bu.....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2016

Apple’s Siri vs. Microsoft’s Cortana on an iPhone

Cortana is good, but is it a Siri killer? Move over Siri, here comes something different. For the first time since its launch in April 2014, Cortana, Microsoft’s voice-activated assistant, is now available on smartphones other than Windows devic.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsDec 21st, 2015

Windows Store for Business manages your organization’s inventory of apps

Microsoft announced the launch of a dedicated Windows Store for Business back in April, and now, IT professionals can now sign up their businesses via the official site. Windows Store for Buisness is now open in 21 countries around the world which include.....»»

Category: topSource:  inferseRelated NewsNov 18th, 2015

More than half of PCs don"t have Windows 10 AU yet, and no one"s quite sure why

Microsoft appears to be taking a conservative, go-slow approach to rolling out Windows 10's Anniversary Update—enough so that less than half of all Windows 10 PCs have it more than six weeks after its official release.Just 34.5 percent of all PCs are ru.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2016

A Better Customer View at Every Point in the Data Stream

Data quality solution Melissa Data announced its tools and services would be coming to Microsoft Dynamics CRM.  SUBSCRIBE to Website Magazine & Accelerate 'Net Success Instead of having to rely on rules-based validation, Melissa Data's t.....»»

Category: internetSource:  websitemagazineRelated NewsSep 21st, 2016

Surface Phone Official Image Leaked: Everything We Know About Microsoft"s New Flagship

The purported image of the Microsoft's Surface Phone started to circulate on the Internet. The company might announce the product in October. Check some of the details here......»»

Category: autoSource:  autoworldnewsRelated NewsSep 16th, 2016

Scan photos into Office 365 with Office Lens on Windows 10

Microsoft's Office Lens app has let folks upload photos from their iOS and Android devices since April 2015. But now your Windows 10-running phone, tablet, PC can snap photos — or even the Hololens, if that's your thing......»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsSep 16th, 2016

Microsoft might be done making fitness trackers

Microsoft may be tiring of its Band fitness trackers. Following the release of the first Band in 2014 and the Band 2 last year, it has yet to announce plans for a successor. According to ZDNet’s sources, Microsoft won’t be releasing a Band 3 in 2016. .....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextwebRelated NewsSep 14th, 2016

Why Microsoft"s Edge browser is missing its edge

The introduction of Windows 10 in October 2014 also brought along a new default web browser named Edge. The company has been touting Edge as a replacement for Internet Explorer (IE), which is now into its third decade of service for the company. But user .....»»

Category: softwareSource:  networkworldRelated NewsSep 6th, 2016

ReCore System Requirements Are Odd, 16GB of Ram Needed

ReCore system requirements are out and are a little odd to look at. According to Microsoft’s official website, the game needs 16GB of RAM to run on recommended settings. At first glance ReCore doesn’t look like a very demanding game but its RA.....»»

Category: gameSource:  segmentnextRelated NewsSep 6th, 2016

ReCore system requirements Are Odd, 16GB of Ram Needed

ReCore system requirements are out and are a little odd to look at. According to Microsoft’s official website, the game needs 16GB of RAM to run on recommended settings. At first glance ReCore doesn’t look like a very demanding game but its RA.....»»

Category: gameSource:  segmentnextRelated NewsSep 6th, 2016

Microsoft Continues to Tease Age of Empires for Xbox One

Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra recently teased popular RTS Age of Empires for Xbox One via his official Twitter feed. The tweet also showed statue of an elephant – the animal is a key unit in AoE games. You can find the said tweet attached after the break. A.....»»

Category: gameSource:  segmentnextRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2016

How to Fix Your Hard Drive After Using it for Xbox One

How to Fix Your Hard Drive After Using it for Xbox One is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. In 2014 Microsoft’s Xbox One entertainment console was off to a rocky start. A convoluted message and ever-shifting priorities had left the console.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsAug 31st, 2016

Intel"s latest CPUs will only support Windows 10

Following Intel's official unveiling of its new Kaby Lake (seventh-generation) processors, and a rash of incoming notebooks set to use the CPUs, Microsoft has confirmed what it announced earlier this year – that only Windows 10 will support this new pro.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated NewsAug 31st, 2016

Unfortunately, Microsoft did not just tease a black Surface Book 2

Microsoft's official Surface Instagram account posted a teaser image of what appeared to be a black Surface Book 2, but according to Twitter sleuths, appearances can be deceiving. The post Unfortunately, Microsoft did not just tease a black Surface Book .....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 29th, 2016

Did Microsoft just tease a black Surface Book 2? Probably not

Microsoft's official Surface Instagram account posted a teaser image of what appeared to be a black Surface Book 2, but according to Twitter sleuths, appearances can be deceiving. The post Did Microsoft just tease a black Surface Book 2? Probably not app.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 29th, 2016

Microsoft teases what looks like a black Surface Book 2

 Generally, you don’t see the first spy shots of a new device coming from the company itself, but Microsoft isn’t really following all that many of the rules with its Surface lineup of house-built Windows hardware. That’s why it mak.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 29th, 2016